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Information Technology

Deputy CIO

Professional Positions

Under the guidance of the Vice Chancellor of Information Technology Services and Strategy and Chief Information Officer (VCIT/CIO) advances the IT Strategic Plan and Campus and University system IT goals and provides leadership, direction, and support at the institution, and/or national level with broad-reaching institutional and/or system-wide impact for a fast-paced campus during times of high-change.

Provides assistance to the VCIT/CIO in managing IT operations to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and service quality.

Assists the VCIT/CIO in achieving business goals by prioritizing information technology initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future technology projects. Oversees cross-institutional initiatives and senior-level projects, fostering collaborative partnerships while implementing enterprise-wide technology services.

Working Conditions: 

UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America.  Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.  Amherst, situated in the lovely Pioneer Valley, was rated the #1 college town in America by US News and World Report.  UMass Amherst IT is a dynamic and exciting organization with a mandate for continuous improvement.  If you are an enthusiastic and innovative individual, we invite you to apply.

How to Apply: 

For full position announcement, including required qualifications and to apply on-line, please visit:

Include letter of application, resume, and the names, titles, and telephone numbers of at least three current references.  Apply by January 6, 2017, 2016, for priority consideration; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.